Participate in STEM
DoD STEM supports a wide variety of activities including after-school programs, competitions, and internships for students and professional development and training for educators. Learn about upcoming STEM opportunities in your area or online.
Upcoming STEM Events & Deadlines
Jun 22, 2021
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DoD STEM partners with organizations nationwide to offer resources for students, parents, educators, mentors, and more! From math clubs to robotics competitions, the Explore section has something for everyone interested in STEM.
Find DoD STEM & STEM Partners
DoD STEM partners offer a broad range of instructional aides, activities and events to make learning STEM fun and exciting.
Meet DoD STEM
Check Out the Latest Featured Happenings
Register here and tune into FIRSTtv on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at 2:30 p.m. ET to see finalists in the inaugural FIRST Virtual Global Innovation Awards present their research and inventions.
Featured Blog Post
DoD STEM Sponsors Student Innovators Through FIRST Robotics
During an exceptionally challenging 2020–2021 season that forced organizers and participants to pivot to virtual and hybrid event formats in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, 1,300 out of 1,600 teams sponsored by DoD STEM participated in activities and events.
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About DoD STEM
DoD STEM supports hands-on learning opportunities, teacher enrichment, scholarships, internships and fellowships to inspire and cultivate a diverse pool of exceptional STEM talent. As the government’s largest employer of STEM professionals, the U.S. Department of Defense is committed to increasing the pipeline of candidates qualified for technical careers.